Thursday, 22 August 2019

Tag Archives: Muslim

It’s super scary to be a Muslim right now: Riz Ahmed

LONDON: British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed called on high-powered Hollywood executives and politicians to act to reduce Islamophobic sentiments in the media. According to Variety, Ahmed who was onstage at the CAA Amplify conference in Ojai, United States said, “The efforts of individual artists or storytellers may be bold, they may be ...

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Father calls my boyfriend a terrorist: Hrithik Roshan’s sister

MUMBAI: Sunaina Roshan, the sister of Indian actor Hrithik Roshan, has claimed that she is “living in hell” and her family has made her life unbearable after she fell in love with a Muslim man, India Today reported Thursday. According to the report, Sunaina has asked Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut ...

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Six men jailed over Indian child rape

NEW DELHI: Three men have been jailed for life for the rape, torture and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Indian-administered Kashmir. Three police officers were found guilty of destroying evidence and sentenced to five years in prison. The victim, who belonged to a Muslim nomadic tribe, was found ...

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UN rights chief concerned over attacks on Kashmiris in India

LONDON: The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Rupert Colville, has expressed concern over the brutal targeting of Kashmiris and Muslims by Hindu extremists on the pretext of the Pulwama blast in Kashmir. According to Kashmir Media Service, the spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Rupert ...

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British Pakistani loses Court fight over grave edging

LONDON: A British Pakistani Muslim who claimed his human rights have been breached because he cannot install a raised marble edge around his father’s grave lost a High Court battle on Tuesday. Atta Ul-Haq wants to erect 4in (10cm) edging to stop people walking across his father’s grave in Streetly ...

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Trump honours fallen Pak-American Capt Humayun Khan

NEW YORK: US President Donald Trump has signed a bill to honour fallen Muslim US Army Captain Humayun Khan, despite long-running fights with his father, a Pakistani-American lawyer, according to American media reports. The bill, filed by Congressman Tom Garrett in July 2017, renames a post office in Charlottesville, a ...

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Zayn Malik sparks backlash by revealing he’s no longer Muslim

BIRMINGHAM: Zayn Malik has claimed he no longer identifies as Muslim – and a fierce backlash has been sparked. The former One Direction star revealed he has ditched religion in a brand-new interview. Malik reportedly said : “I am not professed to be a Muslim,” adding that he would not ...

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Taliban defeated by the quiet strength of Pakistan’s Buddha

SWAT: The Buddha of Swat, carved on a cliff in the seventh century, was dynamited by the Pakistani Taliban in 2007. Now it has been restored, a powerful symbol of tolerance in the traumatized Pakistani valley. The holy figure, depicted in a lotus position at the base of a granite ...

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Malaysia mosque bans tourists after viral dance

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian mosque has banned tourists after a video of two female visitors in skimpy outfits dancing in front of the Muslim holy site went viral online. The pair, of East Asian appearance and believed to be foreigners, were filmed doing the dance in skimpy shorts and tops ...

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